Coronavirus, “Why God?”

The seriousness of the Coronavirus is understandably raising some obvious questions. “Why?  Why is God allowing such a terrible thing to happen? If God is so powerful and loving, why doesn’t He protect innocent children and adults from suffering and dying?”     Anytime such horrible and uncontrollable tragedies strike, our desire for help with these…

He Turned 21 Today

He turned twenty-one today, and I gave him a priceless family heirloom. Our grandson, Austin, is officially a man today, so I gave him one of my most valued possessions.  I’ve been holding it for years just waiting for this special day.  I say it’s priceless because it was my daddy’s Illinois 21-jewel, Bunn Special,…

Willpower. A Popular, Ungodly Lie.

She asked sincerely, “I want to change what I’m doing. Is my willpower powerful enough?” Your willpower is powerful, but it’s not all-powerful. One of our most self-deceptive, self-destructive, and yet widespread beliefs is, “You can do anything you put your mind to.” Sometimes, it’s said this way, “If you will it, you can do…